Shhhhh. Don’t let the market know, but there’s more reason to worry this morning. Today’s news falls under the same, growing category of fiscal cliff fallout. “Manufacturing in the U.S. unexpectedly contracted in November as orders dropped to a three-month low and exports slowed” Bloomberg reports. Why the added emphasis on this otherwise mundane report? Let’s have a look… Whether or not the bush-era tax cuts are eradicated and we descend from the fiscal cliff, [...] Fiscal Protection Plan: Part II appeared in the Daily Reckoning . Subscribe to The Daily Reckoning by visiting signup for an Agora Financial newsletter .